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Working Group 1
Special Issue title: Trends in modeling to address forest management and environmental challenges in Europe
Special Issue contents:

 Trends in modeling to address forest management and environmental challenges in Europe: Introduction (pp. 3-7)
H. Bugmann, Marc Palahi, H D Bontemps, Margarida Tome
 Models for supporting forest management in a changing environment (pp. 8-29)
Luis Fontes, Jean-Daniel Bontemps, Harald Bugmann, Marcel Van Oijen, Carlos Gracia, Koen Kramer, Marcus Lindner, Thomas Rötzer, Jens Peter Skovsgaard
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 Recent approaches to model the risk of storm and fire (pp. 30-47)
Marc Hanewinkel, H. Peltola, P. Soares, J. R. González-Olabarria
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 Simulating wood quality in forest management models (pp. 48-68)
Annikki Mäkelä, Jennifer Grace, Gabrielle Deckmyn, Anu Kantola, V. Kint
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 Modelling Non-Wood Forest Products in Europe: a review (pp. 69-85)
Rafael Calama Sainz, Margarida Tome, M. Sánchez-González, J. Miina., K. Spanos, Marc Palahi
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 Simulation tools for decision support to adaptive forest management in Europe (pp. 86-99)
Bart Muys, Jari Hynynen, Marc Palahi, Manfred J. Lexer, Marek Fabrika, Hans Pretzsch, François Gillet, Elemer Briceño, Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Vincent Kint
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 Equilibrium and non-equilibrium concepts in forest genetic modelling: population- and individually-based approaches (pp. 100-112)
Koen Kramer, D. C. van der Werf
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 Modelling bird species richness with neural networks for forest (pp. 113-125)
Assu Gil-Tena, Cristina Vega-García, Lluís Brotons, Santiago Saura

Special Issue link:

Rennolls, K., R. Päivinen, R., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J.,Tomé, M., Skovsgaard, J.P, Palahi, M., Matthews, R. Harmonisation of European forest growing stockingdata using a model-based conversion approach. Forest Biometry, Modelling and Information Sciences, Vol. 1,1–34.

Working Group 2
Seidl, R., Fernandes, P.M., Fonseca, T.F., Gillet, F., Jönsson, A.M., Merganičová, K., Netherer, S., Arpaci, A., Bontemps, J.-D., Bugmann, H., González-Olabarria , J. R., Lasch, P. Meredieu, C., Moreira, F. Schelhaas, M.-J. and Mohren, F., 2011. Modelling natural disturbances in forest ecosystems: A review. Ecological Modelling 222 (4): 903-924. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2010.09.040

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs)
Calama, R., Mutke, S., Tomé, J.A., Gordo, F.J., Montero, G., Tomé, M. 2011. Modelling spatial and temporal variability in a zero-inflated variable: the case of stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) cone production. Ecological Modelling 222, 606-618. doi 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2010.09.020

Garcia-Gonzalo, J., Pukkala, T., Borges, J.G. Integrating fire risk in stand management scheduling. An application to Maritime pine stands in Portugal. Accepted for publication in Annals of Operational Research journal.

Kint, V., Hein, S., Campioli, M. & Muys, B. (2010). Modelling self-pruning and branch attributes for young Quercus robur L.  and Fagus sylvatica L. trees. Forest Ecology and Management, 260, 2023-2034. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.09.008

Merganičová K., Merganič J., 2010: Coarse woody debris carbon stocks in natural spruce forests of babia hora. Journal of Forest Science, 56 (9), p. 397-405, ISSN: 1212-4834


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